Daily Plan and Itinerary

Daily Plan and Itinerary

May 19, 2012 – Saturday

Day 1Depart from MCI

4:00 am Depart Manhattan

Arrive at Kansas City, MO (MCI) airport no later than 6:30 am.

DL 973 MCI to Atlanta; 8:20 a – 1125 a

DL 014 Atlanta to Frankfurt; 4:00 p – 7:45 am, May 20

May 20 – Sunday

Day 2Arrive in Frankfurt – Welcome to Germany Dinner


7:45 am Arrive in Frankfurt

Collect luggage, pass immigration, acquire and load vehicles.

Depart airport 10 am.

Arrive hotel 11 am.

Light Lunch on own.

Rhine river tour ~ 3 – 5 pm.

“Welcome to Germany” dinner hosted by CSM at 7 pm in Rudesheim.


Lodging in NH Bingen, Bingen

May 21 – Monday

Day 3Visit CSM Innovation Center and Bakeries

7:00 Depart hotel.

7:30 Breakfast at Bakery Lüning     http://www.backhaus-luening.de/

8:30 Tour of Bakery

10:00  Arrive at CSM Innovation Center

KSU presentation; CSM lecture and presentations at CSM Innovation Center, Bakery Ingredients (http://www.csmglobal.com/Countries/Germany/Deutsch/Innovation.aspx)

12:00  Lunch hosted by CSM.

2:00 pm   Travel to Detmold (2.5 hrs)

Dinner in Detmold

Lodging in Hotel Brechmann, Detmold

May 22 – Tuesday

Day 4Visit Federal Research Institute of Nutrition and Food; Department of Safety and Quality of Cereals (incl. cereals, potatoes, oil seeds) www.mri.bund.de

Association of Cereal Research (www.agfdt.de)

Institute for Grain and Fat Analysis (www.digefa.net)

Depart hotel at 7:30 am

8:00-12 am Lectures and tour of Max Rubner-Institute facilities

12:00  Lunch at MRI

Tours of old city and open air museum in area in afternoon.


Dinner in Detmold

Lodging in Hotel Brechmann, Detmold

May 23 – Wednesday

Day 5Hamburg – Visits to Energy Hill and Kampffmeyer HQ

8:00 Depart hotel to Hamburg (3 hr)

11:00 Arrive at Energy Hill

11:30 Tour of Energy Hill (1.5 hrs)   (http://www.iba-hamburg.de/en/themes-projects/energieberg-georgswerder/projekt/energy-hill-georgswerder.html)

1:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm Visit Kampffmeyer Food Innovation GmbH   (http://www.kampffmeyer.com/en)

Lectures about the company and products, followed by tours.

7:00 Dinner hosted by Kampffmeyer

Lodging in Generator Hostel Hamburg, Hamburg

May 24 – Thursday

Day 6Hamburg Visits to Kahl and Harbour tours

8 am  Visit Kahl Headquarters to learn of pelleting for feed, fuel, and recycling applications.


12:00 Lunch at Kahl cafeteria

2:00 Visit a coffee/cocoa warehouse (Vollers Hamburg GmbH, Rossweg 20, 20457 Hamburg)

3:30 Visit of a grain storage facility (GTH, Eversveen 11, 21107 Hamburg)
5:00 Harbour tour from Sankt Pauli Landungsbrücken
7:00 Depart to Braunschweig

8:00  Dinner en route
10:30 pm Arrival at Braunschweig

Lodging in Burg Warberg, Braunschweig

May 25 – Friday

Day 7German Milling School

7:30  Depart Burg Warberg

8:00 Meet with students of school; Lectures on grain production, processing and marketing in Germany.

German Milling School (http://www.deutsche-muellerschule-bs.de/)

12:30  Lunch and program at International Research Assoc. of Feed Technology (IFF Thune) (www.iff.braunschweig.de)

3:00 pm  Visit the “Mühlenmuseum Gifhorn” http://www.muehlenmuseum.de/ . They have small models of old mills operated by wind and water power from all over the world.

7:00 Dinner near Braunschweig

Lodging in Burg Warberg

May 26 – Saturday

Day 8Munich region for 3 days

9:00 am Depart for Munich (6 hrs travel time)

12:00 Lunch en route

4:00 pm Arrive in Freising

Visit cultural sights in Munich old city.

7:00 Dinner in city.

Hofbrauhaus, http://www.hofbraeuhaus.de/en/index_en.html

Lodging in Gasthof Lerner, Weihenstephan

May 27 – Sunday

Day 9Munich region

Ludwig’s Castle (near Fussen), http://www.neuschwanstein.de/englisch/palace/index.htm

Lodging in Gasthof Lerner, Weihenstephan

May 28 – Monday – Public Holiday

Day 10Munich region – Optional activities

German Museums, http://www.deutsches-museum.de/en/information/

English Garden, http://www.aviewoncities.com/munich/englischergarten.htm

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Tour Dachau Concentration Camp, http://www.kz-gedenkstaette-dachau.de/index-e.html

Oberammergau, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oberammergau

Eagle’s Nest, http://www.eagles-nest-historical-tours.com/EN/eagles-nest-tours/index.php?navid=2


Lodging in Gasthof Lerner, Weihenstephan

May 29 – Tuesday

Day 11Visit Technical Univ of Munich, Kampffmeyer Mill, Brewery

8:45 am Depart  for Technical Univ. of Munich (TUM) Departments of Food Science / Brewery and Food Processing Technology (http://www.wzw.tum.de/)

9:00 am Lecture and tour of Dept of Food Science

11:00 am Lecture and tour of Dept of Brewery Science

1:00 pm Lunch at TUM cafeteria

2:00 Depart for Kampffmeyer Mill, Ergolding

2:30 Tour of Kampffmeyer Mill

4:00 Depart for Weihenstephan Brewery

4:30 pm Arrive at Research Center Weihenstephan for Brewery and Food Quality

Visit Oldest Brewery in the World (www.weihenstephaner.de)

Dinner in area

Lodging in Gasthof Lerner, Weihenstephan

May 30 – Wednesday

Day 12Travel to Switzerland – mill tours – research on energy & the environment

8:00 am Depart for St Gallen, Switzerland (travel time 3.5 h)

12:00 Lunch with Principal of Swiss Milling School at St Gallen

1:45 pm Visit to Swiss Milling School, St Gallen


2:30 Transfer to Goldach

3:00 Visit to Bruggmuehle, Goldach

4:30 Transfer to hotel, St Gallen

Energy group, only, to visit Paul Scherrer Institute near Zurich (1.5 hr)


1:00 pm Depart St Gallen for PSI.

2:30 pm Begin tour of PSI

5:30 pm Complete tour and depart for St Gallen

7:00 Dinner hosted by Buhler

Lodging in St Gallen Youth Hostel

May 31 – Thursday

Day 13Day hosted by Buhler

8:00 Transfer to Buhler

8:30 Welcome and introduction to Buhler

9:00  Presentation of innovations and trends in the milling industry.

Practical training at the training center.

12:30 Lunch at Buhler personnel restaurant

2:00 Visit to workshop, Grain Technology Center/Bakery Innovation Center, R&D labs

4:30 Final discussion in auditorium

5:00 Transfer to Hotel in St Gallen

7:00 Dinner in St Gallen hosted by Buhler

Lodging in St Gallen Youth Hostel

June 1 – Friday

Day 14Switzerland sightseeing

8:30 Transfer to Weinfelden

9:00 Visit to Meyerhans, Weinfelden (latest milling plant in Switzerland)

11:00 Transfer to Schwagalp

12:30 pm Cable car to Mt. Saentis – Lunch on Mt. Saentis

3:00 pm Transfer to Appenzell


5:00 pm Departure for Villingen

Dinner en route

Lodging in Park Hotel, Villingen, Germany


June 2 – Saturday

Day 15Local Germany sight-seeing – Optional activities

Local farmers market in am.

Kutmuhle Mill and Bakery visit

Visit Schaffhausen Rhine falls


Lodging in Park Hotel, Villingen

June 3 – Sunday

Day 16 – More Germany sight-seeing – Optional activities

Sightseeing Black Forest

Cuckoo clock shops (Triberg), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triberg_im_Schwarzwald

Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof, (http://en.vogtsbauernhof.org)

Lodging in Park Hotel, Villingen

June 4 – Monday

Day 17Depart from Zurich/Arrive in US

5 am Departure for Zurich airport.

Departure on

DL 067 Zurich to Atlanta; 9:35 a – 2:05 p

DL 1926 Atlanta to MCI; 5:45-709 p


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